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NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
bans on assault weapons. california senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that is more strict than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asks today, can you win this? the answer is, we don't know. it's so up hill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby, the national rifle association. released this statement. the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach. meanwhile, on friday, the nfrp ra criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, recoportedly disagree with the commercial. the agency says differences of opinions are con throughout the organization. the issue of gun control continues to be divisive. >> he won't spend a whole year doing it. at some point you have to do votes. you don't want it to be the health care process over again, where it drains resources. >> repo
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
feinstein proposed a ban that would be more restrictive than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asked today can you win this, the answer is we don't know, it's so uphill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby, the national rifle association, released this statement -- "the american people know gun bans do not work, and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach." meanwhile on, friday, the nra was criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> reporter: jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, reportedly disagreed with the commercial. the nra telling nbc news, "differences of opinion are common to organizations throughout the country." the flap underscores how divisive the issue of gun control continues to be. political analysts say the president doesn't have a lot of time to get congress on board. >> he's not going to spend a whole year doing it. at some point yo
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
dianne feinstein unveiling a new bill that would ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthens her expired 1994 ban by banning the sale, transfer and manufacturing of about 150 guns, including certain rifles, handguns and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. guns having one military characteristic would also be banned. >> together we are introducing lentiling legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families. >> feinstein first got involved in gun control when san francisco mayor george must say coney and harvey melk were killed by former city supervisor dan white. we're going to take a quick break but have a look at weather and traffic right after this. >>> welcome back. the time is 9:28. we still have pretty thick fog out there this morning but the shower activity has subsided. in fact the only showers we're tracking right now are priemostn the south bay. we'll check on your drive with mike. he is standing by. i want to show you the general nature. we are clearing out nicely. a few showers but 62 in saenlt
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
violence prevention on the road after senator feinstein looks to ban 150 specific assault weapons but the nra says not so fast. >>> a new stomach bug is called the ferrari of viruses. it's fast-mong, highly contagious and u.s. health officials say it's taking over the u.s. all that, and manti te'o's bizarre explanation. destruction for safety's sake. we'll take you to the place where the sun is are warm, the wind is steady and life is good. "early today" right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, january 25th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. bitterly cold arctic air is gripping parts of the nation this morning for a third straight day. as you can see single digit temperatures are causing rivers to freeze in the boston area. and in methuen, massachusetts, amazing pictures show the spicket rivers falls frozen solid. here in new york, you can see the famous fountain in bryant park is covered in ice. bill karins will have much more on the deep freeze. >>> in the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut a new bill to propose the bill for assault weapons it be
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
the bay area to capitol hill. we'll tell you what's different about dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban this time around and the uphill battle she faces getting it passed. >>> a live look outside this morning overlooking san jose. all quiet in front of -- it used to be christmas in the park. christina has a look at the forecast. it's warmer. >>> chatting with the vice president. we'll tell you how you can just hang out and chat with joe biden just ahead. >> that sounds very cool. now we take you to new york for the ringing of the bell. the start of the day on wall street. we'll let you know how the apple slide is affecting all of the numbers out there on this thursday, january 24th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for getting up early with us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. this morning senator dianne feinstein begins her fourth full term by pushing the same message she fought for at the start of her career. a ban on assault weapons. feinstein of course first got involved with gun control 34 years ago when san francisco mayor a
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
cathedral to open this morning with a few remarks and a prayer. >> ague's senator feinstein it is an honor to be here with you to share work with you and your colleagues with the work against gun violence. i spoke twice at the national cathedral on gun violence and in the pulpit and in the media and with fellow paid leaders now we come to the end of the preaching and we're moving forward today with a tangible solutions to the epidemic as we stand with senator feinstein and her congressional colleagues as they introduced the assault weapons ban. people have a moral obligation to stand with and for the victims of gun violence who worked to end this. we tolerated school shootings, mall shootings, a sniper shootings, a theater shootings, a temple in and church and urban neighborhood shootings 442 ball. the deficit enough. everyone seems to live and tear of the gun lobby. i believe it is no match especially when we stand together as people of all faiths through the landscape of america. i don't want to do take away someone's hunting rifle bike and a lot just by a society of those other th
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
dianne feinstein. >> there is one great hope out there, and that is you. >> she's introducing her bill. it would ban high-capacity magazine clips concern weapons. it would not allow -- it would allow more than 2200 types of shotguns and hunting rifles. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic activity. >> opposition to several gun- control measures this week. in a statement yesterday, the nra said the american people know gun bans do not work. we're confident the senate will reject senator feinstein's approach. the powerful lobby may be too much for legislation. something she acknowledged. >> if anybody asks today, can you win this, the answer is, we don't know. it is so uphill. >> some groups hope members will pass a different measure, stronger background checks. a move that hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> women are cheering the opportunity to serve equally long with their brothers in arms. a ban has been lifted for women serving in combat. it will allow women to move farther up the ranks. >> they have become an integral part of our
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm EST
legislative process, it will be tough for things like the feinstein bill. she is talking about bans on types of semi-automatic weapons. she will collide directly with heller. the supreme court has said that the second amendment allows for some reasonable limitations. i think that gives a certain amount of room for legislation. when you talk about prohibition, then it becomes a closer question under heller. host: lancaster, calif., independent line -- caller: i would like to talk about, you know, the president and the dream act, that he circumvented congress and signed the nafta agreement with truck drivers. congress and the senate would have to do something. he went and had an signed an executive order which is for foreign nationals which was a job back for foreign nationals which is the only job act he has ever done. that was criminal. these were not united states citizens which is a week, the people. we need to get our house cleaned up, stop arming foreigners all over the world and keep our gun rights for the american citizens. guest: in terms of immigration, as i mentioned earlier,
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
$63,500 in cash. >>> meantime, senator di ann feinstein said her weapons ban will be an uphill battle in congress. >>> there was a similar march across the country in washington, d.c., thousands of people joined a silent march through the nation's capitol. among those in attendance, 100 parents from newtown, connecticut. vice president joe biden is spearheading a public push for new gun laws that would strengthen background checks, limit high-capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra said it will fight the proposals, insisting that gun bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled to begin hearings on the issue on wednesday. >>> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. they're proposing the idea and say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's critical for us to convey a strong message to all the rank and file in our department that we do value their hard work. we value their experience that they have. we're trying to do what we can within our means. when we didn't have the mone
Search Results 0 to 12 of about 13 (some duplicates have been removed)